Murray postgame quotes - LA Kings Insider

Terry Murray’s postgame thoughts…

(on the game…)
MURRAY: “The guys played hard today. It was a good game. I liked everything that was going on. Right from the very start of the game, there was a playoff-like atmosphere. The building was alive, and both teams came to compete hard. I thought we had an excellent third period. We just couldn’t find a way to finish at the end of the day. It was unfortunate, but we’re going to build off this. There was a lot of nice things that happened.”

(on Simmonds’ disallowed goal…)
MURRAY: “From my view, I thought it was a good goal. I see their defenseman pushing Poni [Alexei Ponikarovsky] from behind, so it depends where you are on the ice, I guess, to get a look at it. We all want to protect the goaltenders. They’re vulnerable in there. But that’s the way it goes. But we battled, we got the game tied up and got ourselves into a situation where we could have won it in overtime, and it didn’t work. But again, I like everything that was going on with our team.”

(on Perry’s overtime goal…)
MURRAY: “He just nailed it. That’s his speciality, is scoring goals. It was a big shot by them.”

(on Brown’s goal…)
MURRAY: “Brownie just found himself in the right position. He goes around behind the net, kind of gets hidden from the defensemanm, and parks himself off the weak side, but a great play by Poni [Ponikarovsky] and Zues [Handzus]. That’s a play that Handzus has made in the past. I’ve seen it with other teams and I’ve seen it here too. It was a great play.”

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